Peleliu, Republic of Palau U.S. Marines with the explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) section with Task Force Koa Moana (TF KM) 20, I Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF), takes photos of UXO conduct a transfer of responsibly of UXO with members of the Palau National Safety office in Peleliu, Republic of Palau, Aug. 6, 2020. Marines and Sailors with TF KM20, are conducting engagements in the Republic of Palau from July through September of 2020.
Koa Moana, meaning "ocean warrior," is designed to strengthen and enhance relationships between the U.S. and partner nations/states in the Indo-Pacific region, improve interoperability with local security establishments, and serve as a Humanitarian Assistance Survey Team afloat in support of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command's strategic and operational objectives.
TF KM20 provides a unique opportunity to enhance relationships in the Republic of Palau.
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